Marie Michael Library
- Because I am a Girl annual reports published by Plan International.
- Children’s Environmental Health resources provided by the World Health Organization.
- Dimmock, S., et al. (2011). Together with children – for children: A guide for non-governmental organizations accompanying children in CRC reporting. Geneva: NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child. (1.79 Mb pdf)
- Gordon, B., Mackay, R., & Rehfuess, E. (2004). Inheriting the world: The atlas of children’s health and the environment. Brighton: WHO.
- Hargreaves, J., & Boler, T. (2006). Girl power: The impact of girls’ education on HIV and sexual behavior (Education and HIV series no. 1). [n.l]: Action Aid International. (903K pdf)
- Progress for Children, UNICEF. No. 1-8, 2004-2009.
- Save the Children UK. (2012). The child development index 2012: Progress, challenges and inequality. London: Save the Children UK.
- The state of the world’s children, UNICEF (1996-current). Library has copies: 362.7 G767s.
- UNFPA. (2013). State of world population 2013: Motherhood in childhood: Facing the challenges of adolescent pregnancy. New York: UNFPA.
- UNICEF. (2004). Summary report of the study on the impact of the implementation on the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Florence, Italy: UNICEF. (742K pdf)
- World Council of Churches (WCC). (2005). Contact 179. (2.92 Mb pdf) Library has hard copy.
Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
- Beaglehole, R., et al. (2011). UN high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases: Addressing four questions. The Lancet, 378. (StFX only)
- Chand, S. (2012). Silent killer, economic opportunity: Rethinking non-communicable disease. (Briefing paper GH BP 2012/01). (665K pdf)
- Heggenhougan, K., et al. (2003). The behaviorial and social aspects of malaria and its control: An introduction and annotated bibliography. Geneva: WHO.
- Inter-American Development Bank, Pan American Health Organization, Sabin Vaccine Institute. (2011). A call to action: Addressing soil-transmitted helminths in Latin America & the Caribbean. (1.93 Mb pdf)
- Kamal-Yanni, M. (2012). Salt, sugar, and malaria pills: How the affordable medicine facility-malaria endangers public health. (Oxfam Briefing Paper 163). Oxford: Oxfam GB.
- Schneider, M., et al. (2011). Elimination of neglected diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: A mapping of selected diseases. PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5(2).
- Stuckler, D., King, L. & Basu, S. (2008). International Monetary Fund programs and tuberculosis outcomes in post-Communist countries. PLoS Medicine, 5(7).
- World Bank. (2011). The growing danger of non-communicable diseases: Acting now to reverse course. (Conference Ed.). Washington, DC: World Bank. (524K pdf)
- WHO. (2012). Global report for research on infectious diseases of poverty. Geneva: WHO.
Community Development and Health
- Apusigah, A. (2005). Diagnosing poverty in northern Ghana: Institutional versus community views. Ghana Journal of Development Studies, 2(2), 1-14.
- Chile, L., & Simpson, G. (2004). Spirituality and community development: Exploring the link between the individual and the collective. Community Development Journal 39(4), 318-331. (StFX only)
- Frank, F., & Smith, A. (1999). The community development handbook: A tool to build community capacity. Hull, QC: Human Resources Development Canada. (199K pdf)
- Fraser, H. (2005). Four different approaches to community participation. Community Development Journal, 40(3), 286-300. (StFX only)
- Harvey, P., & Reed, R. (2007). Community managed water supplies in Africa: Sustainable or dispensable? Community Development Journal, 42(3), 365-378. (StFX only)
- Kane, M. (2008). The World Bank, community development and education for social justice. Community Development Journal, 43(2), 194-209. (StFX only)
- Kuenzi, M. (2006). Non-formal education and community development in Senegal. Community Development Journal, 41(2), 210-222. (StFX only)
- Morrison, V. (2015). Health inequalities and intersectionality (Briefing note). Montreal, QC: National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy. (667K pdf)
- Tesoriero, F. (2005). Strengthening communities through women’s self-help groups in South India. Community Development Journal, 41(3), 321-333. (StFX only)
- University of Kansas. (2011). Community tool box. A resource that promotes community health and development by providing essential skills for building healthy communities.
- Ward, C., et al. (2008). Framing development: Community and NGO perspectives in Mali. Community Development Journal, 44(4), 470-487. (StFX only)
- WHO. (2008). Community-directed interventions for major health problems in Africa: A multi-country study: final report. Geneva: WHO. (4.65 Mb pdf)
- Williams, L. (2004). Culture and community development: Towards new conceptualizations and practice. Community Development Journal, 39(4), 345-359. (StFX only)
Conflict and Violence
- Gardam, J. (2005). The neglected aspect of women and armed conflict-progressive development of the law. Netherlands International Law Review, 52, 197-219. (369K pdf)
- Haeri, M., & Puechguirbal, N. (2010). From helplessness to agency: Examining the plurality of women’s experiences in armed conflict. International Review of the Red Cross, 92(877). (298K pdf)
- Inter-Parliamentary Union & UNICEF. (2007). Eliminating violence against children. Geneva: IPU.
- Save The Children. (2005). Forgotten casualties of war: Girls in armed conflict. London: Save the Children. (778K pdf)
- UNICEF. (2005). Violence against children in West and Central Africa: A concise appraisal. Dakar, Senegal: UNICEF. (1.37 Mb pdf)
- WHO. (2009). Violence prevention: The evidence: overview. Geneva: WHO. (1.35 Mb pdf)
- United Nations. (2009). Disability and HIV policy brief. (216K pdf)
- World report on disability, published in 2011 by the World Health Organization and the World Bank. Library has copy: 362.4 W893w.
Drug and Substance Abuse
- Illicit drugs: Social impacts and policy responses, UNRISD Briefing Paper No. 2, (1994). (182K pdf)
- Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment – STFX access only.
- The social impact of drug abuse, study was originally prepared by UNDCP as a position paper for the World Summit for Social Development in Copenhagen, March 1995. (211K pdf)
- Substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, Special issue of African Journal of Drug & Alcohol Studies, 5(2), (2006). (739K pdf)
- Substance abuse symptoms checklist, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of the San Fernando Valley, Inc.
- Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, an open access journal.
Environment and Health
- Chakraborti, D., et. al. (2003). Arsenic groundwater contamination in middle Ganga Plain, Bihar India: A future danger. Environmental Health Perspectives, 111(9). (StFX only)
- Costello, A. et al. (2009). Managing the health effects of climate change. The Lancet, 373, 1693-1733. (StFX only)
- DARA. (2012). Climate vulnerability monitor: A guide to the cold calculus of a hot planet (2nd ed.). Madrid: DARA.
- Gordon, B., MacKay, R. & Rehfuess, E. (2004). Inheriting the world: The atlas of children’s health and the environment. Geneva: WHO.
- PAHO. (2013). Health, environment and sustainable development: Towards the future we want. Washington, DC: PAHO. (3.58 Mb pdf)
- People and the Planet explores issues of population, poverty, health, consumption and the environment.
- Pettit, J. (2004). Climate justice: A new social movement for atmospheric rights. IDS Bulletin, 35(3), 102-106. (StFX only)
- Portier, C. J., et al. (2010). A human health perspective on climate change: a report outlining the research needs on the human health effects of climate change. Research Triangle Park, NC: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. (5.0 Mb pdf)
- Simms, A., et al. (2004). Up in smoke? Threats from and responses to global warming on human development. London, UK: New Economics Foundation. (189K pdf)
- UNICEF. (2008). Climate change and children: A human security challenge (Policy review paper). Florence, Italy: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre. (543K pdf)
- WHO. (2003). Climate change and human health: Risks and responses. Geneva: WHO. (1.51 Mb pdf) Library has copy: 362.19698 M228c.
- WHO. (2003). Making a difference: Indicators to improve children’s environmental health. Geneva: WHO. (628K pdf)
Food Security / Nutrition
- Bunting, M. (2011, January 21). How can we feed the world and still save the planet? [Blog post].
- Committee on World Food Security (CFS). (2011). Global strategic framework for food security and nutrition: annotated outline. (125K pdf)
- Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) exchanges knowledge on food security and nutrition through online discussions.
- Hansen-Kuhn, K. (2011). Making U.S. trade policy serve global food security goals. [n.l.]: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.
- IFPRI. (2013). 2013 Global hunger index: The challenge of hunger: building resilience to achieve food and nutrition security. Washington, DC: IFPRI.
- Kickbusch, I., et al. (2010). The food system: A prism of present and future challenges for health promotion and sustainable development. Bern: Health Promotion Switzerland. (1.92 Mb pdf)
- The state of food insecurity in the world. Rome: Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
- United Nations. (2010). Climate change: Food and nutrition security implications. SCN News, no. 38. (5.42 Mb pdf)
- United Nations. (2010). Progress in nutrition: 6th report on the world nutrition situation. Geneva: WHO. (2.08 Mb pdf)
- United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
- Urquhart, P. (2010). WFP and climate change: A review of ongoing experience and recommendations for action (World Food Programme occasional paper no. 23). Rome: World Food Programme. (530K pdf)
- World Food Programme. (2007). World hunger series 2007: Hunger and health. London: Earthscan. (3.53 Mb pdf)
- World Food Programme. (2009). WFP gender policy: Promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women in addressing food and nutrition challenges. Rome: WFP. (1.50 Mb pdf)
- Barker, G., Ricardo, C. & Nascimento, M. (2007). Engaging men and boys in changing gender-based inequity in health: Evidence from programme interventions. Geneva: WHO. (1.20 Mb pdf)
- The global gender gap report 2014. Geneva: World Economic Forum.
- Greig, A. (2009). Troublesome masculinities: Masculinity in trouble. IDS Bulletin, 40(1), 69-76. (StFX only)
- UNDP & AusAID. (2009). The gendered dimensions of disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change: Stories from the Pacific. Suva, Fiji: UNDP Pacific Centre. (973K pdf)
- WHO. (2007). Fatherhood and health outcomes in Europe. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe. (645K pdf)
Global Burden of Illness and Disease
- Hunt, P., Stewart, R., Bueno de Mesquita, J. & Oldring, L. (2007). Neglected diseases: A human rights analysis (Social, Economic and Behavioural Research Special Topics report no. 6). (642K pdf)
- Schneider, M., et al. (2011). Elimination of neglected diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: A mapping of selected diseases. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5(2).
- UNICEF, UNAIDS & WHO. (2008). Children and AIDS: Second stocktaking report: actions and progress. New York: UNICEF. (2.5 MB pdf)
- WHO. (2009). Global health risks: Mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks. Geneva: WHO. (924K pdf)
- WHO. (2010). Working to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases: First WHO report on neglected tropical diseases. Geneva: WHO. (2.96 Mb pdf)
- WHO global burden of disease (GBD) measures burden of disease using the disability-adjusted-life-year (DALY). This measure combines years of life lost due to premature mortality and years of life lost due to time lived in states of less than full health.
- World malaria reports, 2008-current. Geneva: WHO.
Globalization and Health
- Labonte, R. (2003). Dying for trade: Why globalization can be bad for our health (Social Justice Series). Toronto: CSJ Foundation for Research and Education. (552K pdf).
- Labonte, R. (2004). Fatal indifference: The G8, Africa, and global health. Ottawa: IDRC. Library has copy: 362.1096 L113h.
- Labonte, R. & Gagnon, M. (2010). Framing health and foreign policy: Lessons for global health diplomacy. Globalization and Health, 6(14).
- Labonte, R. & Sanger, M. (2006). Glossary of the World Trade Organisation and public health: Part 1. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 60. (192K pdf) (StFX only)
- Labonte, R., Mohindra, K. & Lencucha, R. (2011). Framing international trade and chronic disease. Globalization and Health, 7(21). (403K pdf)
- Labonte, R., Schrecker, T. & Gupta, A.S. (2005). Health for some: Death, disease and disparity in a globalizing era. Toronto: CSJ Foundation for Research and Education. (714K pdf) Library has copy: 362.1042 L113h.
- Milner, A., et al. (2011). Globalisation and suicide: An empirical investigation in 35 countries over the period 1980-2006. Health & Place, 17(4), 996-1003. (StFX only)
- People’s Health Movement. (2008). An alternative paradigm for development. In Global health watch 2: An alternative world health report. London: Zed Books. (237K pdf) Library has copy: 362.1 P39g 2008.
- Ravishankar, N., et al. (2009). Financing of global health: Tracking development assistance for health from 1990 to 2007. The Lancet, 373/9681, 2113-2124. (StFX only)
- Steel, Z., Liddell, B., Bateman-Steel, C. & Zwi, A. (2011). Global protection and the health impact of migration interception. PLoS Medicine, 8(6).
Governance and Health
- Kickbusch, I. & Gleicher, D. (2012). Governance for health in the 21st century. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe. (2.32 Mb pdf)
- Ng, N. & Prah Ruger, J. (2011). Global health governance at a crossroads. Global Health Governance, 4(2). (383K pdf)
Health and Development
- Bambra, C., Fox, D. & Scott-Samuel, A. (2005). Towards a politics of health. Health Promotion International, 20(2). (StFX only)
- Clark, R. (2011). World health inequality: Convergence, divergence, and development. Social Science & Medicine, 72(4), 617-624. (StFX only)
- Hancock, T. (2009). Act locally: Community-based population health promotion. A report for the Senate Subcommittee on Population Health. (665K pdf)
- Millennium Development Goals Africa Steering Group. (2008). Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa. [n.l.]: United Nations. (2.32 Mb pdf)
- Ocean, C. (2005). Policies of exclusion, poverty & health. Podcasts available for download.
- Oxfam. (2009). Blind optimism: Challenging the myths about private health care in poor countries (Briefing paper 125). (371K pdf)
- Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). (2011). Report of the Consultative Meeting on health and sustainable development in the region of the Americas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 10-11. (3.64 Mb pdf)
- United Nations. (2014). Millennium Development Goals Report 2014. New York: United Nations. (3.40 Mb pdf)
- Wallerstein, N. (2006). What is the evidence on effectiveness of empowerment to improve health? (Health Evidence Network report). Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe. (359K pdf)
Health Impact Assessment
- Antigonish Town and County Community Health Board (ATCCHB). (2002). Community health impact assessment tool. Antigonish, NS: ATCCHB. (156K pdf)
- Community-Driven Impact Assessment, certificate course offered by Coady Institute.
- Health Impact Assessment, resources from the WHO Regional Office for Europe.
- Health Impact Assessment, WHO’s site contains tools, methods and resources.
- PATH II Project. (2002). PATHways II: The Next Steps: A Guide to Community Health Impact Assessment. Antigonish, NS: PATH. (277K pdf)
Health and Trade
- Berne Declaration, CCIC, & Misereor. (2010). Human rights impact assessment for trade and investment agreements. Report of the Expert Seminar, June 23-24, Geneva, Switzerland. (413K pdf)
- Blouin, C., Chopra, M., & van der Hoeven, R. (2009). Trade and social determinants of health. The Lancet, 373/9662, 502-507. (StFX only)
- Fidler, D., Drager, N. & Lee, K. (2009). Managing the pursuit of health and wealth: the key challenges. The Lancet, 373/9660, 325-331. (StFX only)
- Lee, K., Sridhar, D., & Patel, M. (2009). Bridging the divide: Global governance of trade and health. The Lancet, 373/9661, 416-422. (StFX only)
- Legge, D., Sanders, D., & McCoy, D. (2009). Trade and health: the need for a political economic analysis.The Lancet, 373/9663, 527-529. (StFX only)
- MacDonald, R. & Horton, R. (2009). Trade and health: time for the health sector to get involved. The Lancet, 373/9660, 273-274. (StFX only)
- Smith, R., Chanda, R., & Tangcharoensathien, V. (2009). Trade in health-related services. The Lancet, 373/9663, 593-601. (StFX only)
- Smith, R., Correa, C., & Oh, C. (2009). Trade, TRIPS, and pharmaceuticals. The Lancet, 373/9664, 684-691. (StFX only)
- Smith, R., Lee, K., & Drager, N. (2009). Trade and health: an agenda for action. The Lancet, 373/9665, 768-773. (StFX only)
- Songkhla, M. N. (2009). Health before profits? Learning from Thailand’s experience. The Lancet, 373/9662, 441-442. (StFX only)
- Stiglitz, J. E. (2009). Trade agreements and health in developing countries. The Lancet, 373/9661, 363-365. (StFX only)
Human Rights and Health
- Archer, D, et al. (2012). People’s action in practice: ActionAid’s human rights based approach 2.0. Johannesburg, SA: ActionAid.
- Health GAP (Global Access Project) is an organization of AIDS and human rights activists campaigning against the denial of treatment, funding of AIDS treatment programs, and the spread of HIV.
- Health and Human Rights Journal is open access and published by the Harvard School of Public Health.
- Nygren-Krug, H. (2002). 25 questions and answers on health and human rights (Health & Human Rights publications series issue no. 1). Geneva: WHO. (760K pdf)
- Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) & World Health Organization (WHO). A human rights-based approach to health. (288K pdf)
ICT and Health
- ICT and health communication, resource library from the International Information Support Centre.
Men’s Roles in Health
- Promoting gender equality: Engaging men and boys, resources from UNFPA.
- Funk, M., et al. (2010). Mental health and development: Targeting people with mental health conditions as a vulnerable group. Geneva: WHO. (1.55 Mb pdf)
- Mental health, WHO resource page.
- WHO. (2011). Mental health atlas 2011. Geneva: WHO. (6.79 Mb pdf)
Planning and Evaluation
- Fawcett, S., Nagy, J., et al. (n.d.). Our evaluation model: Evaluating comprehensive community initiatives. Community Toolbox, University of Kansas, USA.
Primary Health Care
- Balabanova, D., McKee, M. & Mills, A. (2011). ‘Good health at low cost’ 25 years on: What makes a successful health system?. London: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Download by chapter. (5.65 Mb pdf)
- Contact no.172: Health for All. Geneva: World Council of Churches. (1.37 Mb pdf) Library has hard copy.
- Contact no.174: Community-Based Health Insurance. Geneva: World Council of Churches. (1.46 Mb pdf) Library has hard copy.
- Johnson, A., et al. (2012). Hidden costs: The direct and indirect impact of user fees on access to malaria treatment and primary care in Mali. Social Science & Medicine, 75(10). (StFX only)
- PAHO & WHO. (2003). Primary health care in the Americas: Lessons learned over 25 years and future challenges (Resolution CD44.R6). 44th Directing Council, 55th session of the Regional Committee, Washington, DC, September 22-26. (15K pdf)
- WHO. (2008). Community-directed interventions for major health problems in Africa: a multi-country study: final report. Geneva: WHO. (4.65 Mb pdf)
- WHO. (2008). The world health report 2008: Primary health care now more than ever. Geneva: WHO. (3.07 Mb pdf)
- WHO. (2010). The world health report: Health systems financing: the path to universal coverage. Geneva: WHO.
Social Determinants of Health
- CSDH. (2008). Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health. Geneva: World Health Organization. (7.28 Mb pdf) Library has copy: 362.1 W893c.
- Executive Summary (4.25 Mb pdf)
- Labonte, R. & Schrecker, T. (2006). Globalization and social determinants of health: Analytic and strategic review paper. Ottawa: Institute of Population Health. (288K pdf)
- Lavin, T. & Metcalfe, O. (2009). Economic arguments for addressing social determinants of health inequalities (DETERMINE working document no. 4). Ireland: Institute of Public Health. (1.0 Mb pdf)
- Lee, J. H., Sadana, R., et al. (Eds.). (2011). Improving equity in health by addressing social determinants. Geneva: WHO. (1.50 Mb pdf)
- Mikkonen, J. & Raphael, D. (2010). Social determinants of health: The Canadian facts. Toronto: York University School of Health Policy and Management. (4.31 Mb pdf)
- Resource articles as recommended by the documentary series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?. The series explores racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health.
- Simpson, R. & Davies, T. (2011). Without walls: Towards health and well-being in the twenty-first century. Manchester: Socialist Health Association.
- WHO. (2005). Action on the social determinants of health: Learning from previous experiences. Geneva: WHO. (530K pdf)
- WHO. (2011, October). Closing the gap: Policy into practice on social determinants of health. Discussion paper presented at the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (1.91 Mb pdf)
Statistics and Indicators
- World health statistics, WHO’s annual reports present the most recent health statistics. Issues available for download: 2005-current.
Water and Health
- Bartram, J. & Cairncross, S. (2010). Hygiene, sanitation and water: Forgotten foundations of health. PLoS Medicine, 7(11).
- Hunter, P., MacDonald, A. & Carter, R. (2010). Water supply and health. PLoS Medicine, 7(11).
- Pruss-Ustun, A., et al. (2008). Safer water, better health: Costs, benefits and sustainability of interventions to protect and promote health. Geneva: WHO. (2.63 Mb pdf)
- WHO. (2012). UN-water global annual assessment of sanitation and drinking water (GLAAS) 2012 report: The challenge of extending and sustaining services. Geneva: WHO. (6.89 Mb pdf)
Women and Health
- Domestic violence against women and girls, Innocenti Digest, No. 6, (2000). (297K pdf)
- Freedman, L.P., et al. (2005). Transforming health systems to improve the lives of women and children. The Lancet, 365/9463, 997-1000. (StFX only)
- International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. (2011). Eliminating health inequities: every woman and every child counts. Geneva: Author. (1.77 Mb pdf)
- Nair, S., Kirbat, P. & Sexton, S. (2004). A decade after Cairo: Women’s health in a free market economy (Briefing no. 31). Dorset, UK: The Corner House. (198K pdf)
- Osmani, S. & Sen. A. (2002). The hidden penalties of gender inequality: Fetal origins of ill-health. Economics & Human Biology, 1(1), 105-121. (StFX only)
- Report of the 2nd International Conference on Reproductive Health Management (ICRHM): Emphasis on Family Planning, held in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, May 6-8, 2008. (670K pdf)
- Save the Children. (2012). Nutrition in the first 1,000 days: State of the world’s mothers 2012. Westport, CT: Save the Children. (6.86 Mb pdf)
- UNFPA. (2012). State of world population 2012. New York: UNFPA.
- WHO. (2012). Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2010. Geneva: WHO.
- WHO. (2012). WHO recommendations: Optimizing health worker roles to improve access to key maternal and newborn health interventions through task shifting. Geneva: WHO.
- WHO & UNICEF. (2012). Building a future for women and children: The 2012 report. Geneva: WHO. (7.18 Mb pdf)
- Al Jazeera English. (2007). Every woman – child soldier [Video file]. A documentary on child soldiers with emphasis on girl soldiers. (12:09 min.)
- Gender and the MDGs, UNIFEM video series highlights MDGs from a gender perspective.
- Imam, P. (2004). Health for all? [Video file]. The one question that forms the basis of our movement. (1:15 min.)
- Imam, P. (2006). Sentenced for a lifetime [Video file]. This documentary explores the issue of mental illness in women in India. (3:20 min.)
- Imam, P. (2007). Flight 208 [Video file]. A satirical film concerning inequalities and filmed across the globe. (7:07 min.)
Health-Related Organizations and Sources
- CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S. service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB).
- Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health newsletter, issues available: 1(2012)-current.
- Contact Magazine, issues available: 1998-present.
- First Nations and Inuit Health, Health Canada is working with First Nations people and Inuit to improve their health.
- Global Health Check is maintained by Oxfam and encourages discussion on health financing and service delivery.
- Global Health Watch mobilizes civil society around an alternative World Health Report.
- Globalization and Health, an open-access journal. Issues available: 2005-current.
- Health Canada, the Federal department is responsible for assisting Canadians with maintaining and improving their health.
- Health resources, World Bank provides information for improving health, nutrition, and population outcomes of poor people.
- HealthWrights is committed to advancing the health, basic rights, social equality, and self-determination of disadvantaged persons and groups.
- Hesperian Health Guides is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care.
- Human development reports, published by UNDP. Issues available: 1990-current.
- Immigrant Health Care, Health Canada’s information page on its health care system.
- Medact speaks for people whose health, wellbeing and access to proper health care are compromised by war, poverty and environmental damage.
- Pan American Health Organization works to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas.
- Politics of Health Knowledge Network explores the impact of political decisions on health.
- Public Health Agency of Canada, promotes and protects the health of Canadians.
- Science and Development Network is dedicated to providing information about science and technology for the developing world.
- State of world population, UNFPA. Previous years’ reports available.
- UNICEF, building a world where the rights of every child are realized.
- Wemos Foundation: Health for All strives to improve people’s health in developing countries.
- World Health Organization, the authority for health in the United Nations system.